Amnesty International has called on Bahraini authorities to lift a travel ban on a former lawmaker as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
Tehran blasted Bahrain for hosting a so-called maritime security conference as part of its highly hostile anti-Iran agenda, calling on Manama to stop acting as “a facilitator of enemy plots” in the region.
Tehran has blasted Bahrain for hosting a so-called maritime security conference as part of its highly hostile anti-Iran agenda, calling on the regime in Manama to stop acting as “a facilitator of enemy plots” for the region.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei reacted to the Bahraini regime’s recent killing of two young activists and said the “justice-seeking nations” will emerge victorious in the face of tyrants.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned Bahrain’s execution of activists, saying that the government of the tiny Persian Gulf country is insisting on its irrational policy of suppression against the pro-democracy campaigners.
An independent human rights group has expressed serious concern over the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty’s “ongoing and increasingly severe” clampdown on human rights activists and pro-democracy campaigners in Bahrain, stating that Bahraini officials have revoked the citizenship of hundreds of people since the beginning of the current year.
The Bahraini regime plans to host an international conference led by the US with a focus on what the tiny kingdom and its allies call “Iranian threats” to the security of navigation in the Persian Gulf, months after Washington hosted a similar belligerent forum against the Islamic Republic in Warsaw, Poland.
The Qatari TV channel Aljazeera has recently broadcast a documentary indicating that Bahrain’s rulers have supported the anti-Iran terrorist group Ansar al-Furqan to conduct terrorist acts inside Iran.
Bahrain’s top court of appeal has reversed a decision to revoke the citizenship of 92 jailed Shia nationals who have been convicted of allegedly forming a “terrorist group,” but has upheld their original prison terms.
Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, condemned the country’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa for urging open communication with Israel, dismissing his remarks as “reckless.”
Scores of Iraqi people have stormed the Bahrain embassy in the capital city of Baghdad to protest Manama's decision to host a key summit where the US showcased its so-called deal of century to end Palestinian-Israeli conflict.